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Mixed-use Studio Apartment Community Achieves USGBC LEED Platinum Certification

While Silicon Valley may be booming with new high-tech start-ups and the coveted jobs associated with them, many in the workforce still lack access to affordable housing that they can call home. Partnering with the City of Mountain View, ROEM Corporation and Eden Housing, took the challenge of converting an older community lacking modern amenities into a community that rivals market-rate housing in design and amenities while achieving the highest USGBC LEED rating, LEED-H Platinum Certification

$60+ Million Mixed-Use Student Housing Community Moving Forward Near Arizona State University

National award-winning KTGY Architecture + Planning is pleased to announce that Legacy Partners Residential has received city approval for the development of University Village 2.0, a new $60+ million mixed-use 775-bed student housing community in Tempe, Arizona. Located just minutes away Arizona State University (ASU), shopping and dining, and directly adjacent to Tempe’s light rail line, the new development will replace a 1960s-era student housing complex, which will be demolished. KTGY is the project’s designer and architect.

KTGY Principal Ken Ryan to Participate in 2015 Planning Officials Forum at Richard Nixon Presidential Library & Museum in Yorba Linda, Calif.

National award-winning firm KTGY Architecture + Planning is pleased to announce that Ken Ryan, principal and head of KTGY’s Community Planning and Urban Design Studio, has been invited to participate in the Planning Directors Association of Orange County’s 2015 Planning Officials Forum on October 22, 2015, at Richard Nixon Presidential Library & Museum in Yorba Linda, Calif. The event is sold out

KTGY Architecture+Planning Expands National Presence and Opens New Chicago Office

Award-winning national architecture and planning firm KTGY Group, Inc., answering the strong demand for innovative design solutions in Chicago, announced today that it has opened a new office in downtown Chicago, IL to expand its services in the mid-western United States. The new studio will be headed by veteran designers Craig R. Pryde, AIA, LEED AP and David M. Kennedy, AIA, LEED AP, former principals of PPK Architects, as principals of the new studio.

Planet Home Living Announces the First Phase of New Homes Now Selling in Popular Eagle Rock, Los Angeles County

Planet Home Living has just announced the highly anticipated first phase release at its newest neighborhood in Eagle Rock. PRISM is a limited collection of 15 single-family detached, new homes in Eagle Rock, just north of downtown Los Angeles. The initial offering includes five homes with prices starting at $640,000. Planet Home Living collaborated with award-winning national architecture firm KTGY Architecture + Planning to achieve its sleek, modern design.

New Homes Coming Soon to Eagle Rock Offer Highly Sought-After Modern Design

Planet Home Living announces a new neighborhood coming soon to Eagle Rock. PRISM consists of fifteen single-family detached, new homes in Eagle Rock, just north of downtown Los Angeles. Planet Home Living collaborated with award-winning national architecture firm KTGY Architecture + Planning to achieve its sleek, modern design.

Lennar Multifamily Communities Has Commenced Construction on 450-Unit Rental Community in West Covina

IRVINE, CALIF. – October 13, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Award-winning national firm KTGY Group, Inc., Architecture + Planning, is pleased to announce that construction is underway on The Lakes at West Covina, a 450-unit luxury rental community with approximately 20,000 sq. ft. of ground floor retail and restaurants in the heart of Southern California’s San Gabriel Valley. Developed by Miami-based Lennar Multifamily Communities, and designed by KTGY, The Lakes is a 5-story mixed-use development located in the City of West Covina, adjacent to the 1.35 million sq. ft. Westfield West Covina shopping mall and directly across the street of the Lakes Entertainment Center and Edwards West

KTGY-designed Zero Home Wins Top Professional Builder Design Award for Bellasol at Rosecrest in Herriman, Utah

IRVINE, CALIF. – January 28, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Award-winning national firm KTGY Group, Inc., Architecture + Planning, is pleased to announce that Bellasol (known as “The Zero Home”) in Herriman, Utah, received the Platinum award for Single-Family Production – 2,001 SF – 3,100 SF in the 2014 Professional Builder Design Awards competition. Last year, Garbett Homes and KTGY won the Platinum award for The Solaris Collection at Daybreak in South Jordan, Utah, in Professional Builder Design Awards’ Single-Family Production – 2,000 SF or below category

KTGY-designed $1 Billion 2,200-acre Master Planned Community Receives City Council Approval

IRVINE, CALIF. – December 16, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — Award-winning national firm KTGY Group, Inc., Architecture and Planning, is pleased to announce that the La Entrada Master Planned Community in the City of Coachella, Riverside County received unanimous approval by the City Council. Estimated at $1 billion-plus at build out, La Entrada is a 2,200-acre hillside master planned community located along the eastern foothills of the Coachella Valley, about 28 miles east of Palm Springs and 130 miles east of Los Angeles

Craig T. Chinn of KTGY Presents “Top 10 Mall Renovations that Pay You Back” at ICSC CenterBuild Conference in Phoenix, AZ

IRVINE, CA – November 21, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — Award-winning national firm KTGY Group, Inc., Architecture and Planning, is pleased to announce that Craig T. Chinn, Associate Principal and head of KTGY’s Retail and Commercial Studio, has been invited to participate as a roundtable facilitator at the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) 2013 CenterBuild Conference held from December 4-6, at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa in Phoenix, AZ. Chinn will present “Top 10 Mall Renovations that Pay You Back,” on Thursday, December 5, at 8:00 a.m., as part of the roundtable program. The CenterBuild Conference is the industry’s premier retail design and construction conference.

A New Generation of Apartment Amenities: Car and Bike Sharing, Community Farms, and More

TYSONS, VA – November 8, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — According to Rohit Anand, AIA, NCARB and managing principal in the Tyson, Va. office of the award-winning national firm, KTGY Group, Inc., Architecture + Planning, from car and bike sharing services, to community kitchens and farms, the list of amenities that residents most desire has changed. “Understanding the wants and needs of your primary target market is critical to success. Going the extra mile to provide amenities that are unique to the marketplace will give you a real marketing advantage in the process,” said Anand

KTGY’s Adaptive Re-use, Mixed-Use Design for a Re-emerging Denver’s Capitol Hill Neighborhood

IRVINE, CA – October 21, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — According to Michael Ohara, AIA and principal in the Denver, Colo., office of the award-winning national firm KTGY Group, Inc., Architecture + Planning, the Denver’s Capitol Hill neighborhood is enjoying a resurgence with the number of people who are moving back to the city core. Walkscore.com states that Capitol Hill is the 3rd most walkable neighborhood in Denver with a neighborhood Walk Score of 90 and offers good transit and is great for biking, too. Slipstream Properties of Glendale, Colo., recognized this opportunity and purchased the former Smiley’s Laundromat and Cleaners mixed-use building at 1080 E. Colfax Avenue for $2.725 million

KTGY Principal Keith Labus, AIA, LEED AP Delivers Insights on How Good Design Can Save You Money at Annual Affordable Housing and Community Development Conference in San Diego

IRVINE, CA – October 2, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — Award-winning national firm KTGY Group, Inc., Architecture + Planning, is pleased to announce that KTGY Principal Keith Labus, AIA and LEED AP has been invited to be a speaker at the San Diego Housing Federation’s Annual Affordable Housing and Community Development Conference on October 3. It is the largest affordable housing gathering in the region, attracting over 300 attendees every year.

$120 Million High-Density Infill Apartment Community Moving Forward Near Facebook’s Campuses

MENLO PARK, CA – October 1, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — St. Anton Partners and Facebook announce a strategic collaboration to build Anton Menlo, a 394-unit multifamily housing community within walking distance of Facebook’s existing Menlo Park headquarters and their new West Campus, which is currently under construction

Four KTGY-designed Multifamily Communities Win Project of the Year

IRVINE, CA – September 24, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — Award-winning national firm KTGY Group, Inc., Architecture + Planning is pleased to announce that KTGY has achieved top honors for its design excellence and innovation in sustainable multifamily residential communities, both market rate and affordable, situated in walkable, transit-oriented neighborhoods. In an awards ceremony held at the Multifamily Executive Conference earlier this month in Las Vegas, Nev., four KTGY-designed multifamily apartment communities received Multifamily Executive’s Project of the Year awards: AVA H Street in Washington, DC; Arista Uptown Apartments in Broomfield, Colo.; Parkview Living Senior Apartments in Los Angeles, Calif.; and Heritage Oaks Senior Apartments in Oakdale, Calif.

Modern Farmhouse Architecture Mixes Contemporary Style with Rustic/Chic in San Fernando Valley’s Stoney Point Estates

NEWPORT BEACH, CA – September 9, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — Planet Home Living, a full-service residential real estate building and development company, has announced that the firm has begun construction on 15 single-family homes in San Fernando Valley’s City of Chatsworth. Planet Home Living selected award-winning national architecture firm KTGY Group, Inc., Architecture + Planning, to achieve a Modern Farmhouse design for its latest community, Stoney Point Estates.

Mountain View, Google Welcome New Affordable Multifamily Housing Designed by KTGY Group

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA – September 5, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — On Wednesday, September 4, 2013, the City of Mountain View and Google celebrated the grand opening of Franklin Street Family Apartments, a development by ROEM Corporation in partnership with the City of Mountain View. The grand opening celebration was held at 11:00 a.m. at 135 Franklin Street, Mountain View, CA 94041.

Basheer & Edgemoore’s Potomac Crest Hits Market “Sweet Spot”

TYSONS, VA – July 17, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — Award-winning national firm KTGY Group, Inc., Architecture + Planning, is pleased to announce the recent opening of the KTGY-designed models at Potomac Crest in Woodbridge, Va. Built by Mid-Atlantic-based new homes developer Basheer & Edgemoore, Potomac Crest is a collection of 76 new townhome-style condominiums with 3 finished levels located within walking distance from Historic Occoquan’s charming downtown district and river, and near transit, which conveniently connects residents to major employers in the Virginia and Washington DC metro areas.

ABC Green Home Wins the 2013 Golden Nugget Grand Award for “Best Zero Net Energy Home Design”

IRVINE, CA – June 24, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — Award-winning national firm KTGY Group, Inc., Architecture + Planning, is pleased to announce that its innovative ABC Green Home has won the prestigious 2013 PCBC Gold Nugget Grand Award for the “Best Ze…

KTGY-Designed New Arista Uptown Apartments Delivers What Today’s Gen Y Wants

DENVER, COLO. – June 18, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — Award-winning national firm KTGY Group, Inc., Architecture + Planning, is pleased to announce that SmithJones Partners, LLC of Denver, a Denver-based apartment development and investment company, has …

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Recent KTGY Architecture + Planning Press Releases

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KTGY Receives 2019 SAGE Honors for Regency Palms in Long Beach,...

KTGY Architecture + Planning is pleased to announce that the firm’s excellence in residential design and planning has been recognized by the Building Industry Association of Southern California’s Council on Shaping Advancements